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Old 11-14-2012, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by dbcat1 View Post
Hi...read your post...thanks. I have the very same issue, very same sensor bad. I also read on this or another forum that before changing it I should clear the code first? I'm pretty good with a wrench, but don't have the technology. Do you know if I changed out the sensor would the check engine light go off?
It will go out on its own but might take 20 or more cold to hot drive cycles. It depends on the exact nature of the code, i.e. whether it was the heater or slow switching or poor signal or what.
Some codes will disappear as soon as the defective part is replaced.
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